Animal Disease, Biosecurity, and Zoonoses

Animal Disease, Biosecurity, and Zoonoses
Animal disease emphasizing prevention, organ systems affected, biosecurity, and zoonotic potential.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 PrerequisitesBio 380 or instructor's consent.
 ProgramsContaining BIO 525
Course Outcomes

Comparative Pathophysiology

Comparative pathophysiology will be taught using canine, feline, bovine, ovine, caprine, equine, lab animals, and wildlife examples

Animal Pathophysiology

Understand basic animal pathophysiology of disease on an organ system basis and preventive measures to maintain animal health

Biosecurity Practices

Identify biosecurity practices to prevent animal disease

Avert Health Problems

Differentiate between zoonoses, sapronoses and anthroponoses and understand how to institute preventive measures and management practices to avert these health problems

Design Health Program

Design a herd health program with preventive measures that addresses nutrition, sanitation, housing, ventilation, lighting, and other components for a particular species the student wants to work with as a producer

Management Procedures

Understand how to institute good management procedures that can prevent the occurrence of animal disease

Animal Immunology

Develop a basic knowledge of animal immunology as it pertains to disease induction and prevention, with natural and artificial immunity practices that should be implemented to enhance disease prevention, and nutritional practices to optimize animal immunity